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From Prehistory to Present Day

  1. Take a journey through Eastbourne's fascinating history, with unexpected twists and turns and surprises along the way. A celebration of storytelling from the people of Eastbourne, through their objects, words, legacies and even their bones. A tale of mystery, intrigue, faith, fortune, love, war and magic!Discover ancient axes unearthed in Eastbourne, a piece of real Roman floor, spectacular Saxon treasure and top secret orders from the Home Guard in WW2. Find out how Mrs Wilson tricked soldiers with a pie, what Richard de Clouworth the extravagantly dressed Vicar did in the 1300s and which magic trick George Grimmond invented in Eastbourne!
  2. COVID-19

    Please note The Story of Eastbourne is currently closed until further notice.

  3. Excavations
    Learn new skills and find amazing discoveries at a Heritage Eastbourne archaeological dig. Volunteer and receive expert guidance or visit to enjoy open air talks, pop-up exhibitions and chat to the team about their discoveries.
  4. We may have temporarily closed our doors, but there are lots of ways to explore our collections and continue learning at home.
  5. Sussex Historic Graffiti Project
    Using archaeological recording methods, this project will create a detailed record of historic graffiti in Sussex.

Heritage Eastbourne

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Wilmington Priory, The Landmark Trust

Enjoy free entry and exclusive guided tours to a range of heritage sites and attractions in and…

Openings

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11th September 2020-20th September 2020
Mary Beard - What did the Romans do for us?

Join Professor Mary Beard for an evening exploring What the Romans did for us? Mary Beard is one…

Openings

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12th November 2020

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The Story of Eastbourne, 248 Terminus Road, Eastbourne BN21 3DE

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